Re: hybrids-question could be answered by david in ohio
Posted by Jana on 10/31/07
On 10/11/07, Here's a suggestion wrote:
> On 10/11/07, kenneth mcveigh wrote:
>> i have a mle congo that seems to be bonded with a
>> timneh,they came in a set of three birds that are supposed
>> to be spares,i tried to pare the CAG with another CAG and
>> he is very violent towards her and seems to be calling for
>> the TAG female,she also seems to be bonded to him and
>> calling for him all the time.what do you think i should do?
> David posts regularly on the classified section of this
> A novel approach would be for you to contact him directly.
> My personal opinion would say that if the person from whom
> you purchased the birds was responsible, the Timneh and
> would not have been housed in the same cage to begin with.
> Birds do not know that they are "different" and will bond
> with a bird that they like, irrespective the species barrier.
> I personally don't think that bonded pairs of any type
> be separated even if they aren't appropriate for breeding.
> I am a breeder so I can say this and not have you think that
> I'm a bleeding heart pet-only owner.
> Suck it up and let them live out their days in happiness and
> fore-go the monetary gain. There are worse things that
> happen than this bird living in harmony.
Hi I am a pet owner but I just wanted to let you know that I
have seen congo x timneh hybreds.As pets and allso one in a
rescue. They can mate so I would think it would be a personal
decision. Do you agree that hybrids are fine or do you believe
in protecting the species?
Just my two cents.- Jana